Today ( 5th January) is the ninth death anniversary of Samson H Chowdhury, the founder of Square Group. On this day in 2012, the visionary entrepreneur and industrialist passed away at Raffles Hospital in Singapore at the age of 86.
Samson Chowdhury left behind an unmatched legacy of entrepreneurship and industrialization. He built up from scratch Square Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh, and set an example of ethical business that is certain to inspire many others in the years to come. Born on February 25, 1926, in Pabna, Samson H Chowdhury was the eldest child of Eakub H Chowdhury and Latika Chowdhury. Educated in Mymensingh and Kolkata, he also obtained a diploma in management from Harvard University.